This image shows rainfall totals associated with Typhoon Fengshen between June 16-25, 2008. Dark blues show rainfall totals around 400 millimeters (about 15.7 inches). Storm intensity is indicated by colored lines. As the typhoon passed over the central Philippines, it reached Category 2 intensity, dumping heavy rain and causing flooding and landslides. Similarly heavy rains fell on the southeast coast of China as the storm made landfall.
NASA image created by Jesse Allen using data provided courtesy of the trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov TRMM MPA team. Caption by Rebecca Lindsey.